Taste Buds magazine logo

Top Restaurants in Devon

At Taste Buds magazine, we know that not all food-lovers make good chefs. For those who prefer to eat than cook, and for aspiring chefs looking for a break from the kitchen, we feature restaurant reviews and recommendations for the best places to eat out in Devon.

Bushell's Dartmouth, view from window table

Bushell’s Upper Deck Restaurant, Dartmouth

Katy Hanley enjoys well-cooked food at this new restaurant – and advises you to leave room for dessert!

Read more…
Ilsington House Hotel

Ilsington House Hotel, Ilsington

Katy Hanley enjoys a light lunch at this Dartmoor hotel

Read more…
Pig and Whistle Inn, Littlehempston near Totnes

The Pig & Whistle Inn, Littlehempston 

This traditional pub serves food with maximum flavour, as Jennie Cooper discovers

Read more…
Outside seating at the Royal Oak in Meavy

The Royal Oak, Meavy

This pub delivers deliciousness in Dartmoor surroundings, says Katy Hanley

Read more…
Chef and gardener in the kitchen garden at The Pig at Coombe

Restaurants with kitchen gardens

Where to eat the best veg in the west

Read more…
Burger and chips at the Pig & Pallet, Topsham near Exeter

The Pig & Pallet, Topsham Quay

Sue Cade enjoys a fun night out at this charcuterie-BBQ diner

Read more…
Roast dinner: beef with potatoes, carrots and brocolli. The Grand Hotel in Torquay, Devon

The Grand Hotel, Torquay

Katy Hanley enjoys a traditional roast lunch in the atmospheric surroundings of this elegant hotel

Read more…
Prince Hall Hotel

Prince Hall Hotel, Dartmoor

Jennie Cooper finds that the food reigns supreme at Prince Hall

Read more…
Inside Simply Fish restaurant in Brixham

Simply Fish Bistro, Brixham

Katy Hanley enjoys a relaxed vibe and the freshest seafood here

Read more…
The Artichoke Inn

The Artichoke Inn, Christow

Katy Hanley enjoys top-notch food at this traditional Devon inn

Read more…
Horn of Plenty, Gulworthy near Tavistock

The Horn of Plenty, Gulworthy, Tavistock

Jeff and Jennie Cooper experience true fine dining here, in an elegant Dartmoor setting

Read more…
Chris and James Tanner

Tanner Brothers' Top Ten Food Trends

2016 is the Barbican Kitchen’s 10th year in business. Here, the Tanner Brothers share the biggest changes they’ve noticed in the South West's food scene

Read more…
Arundell Arms dining room table

Arundell Arms

Katy Hanley samples some fine dining at this two AA-rosette restaurant

Read more…

Gastro Getaways

Fantastic food in exceptional locations – Taste Buds uncovers the best places to combine memorable dining with a relaxing night away

Read more…

The Lytehouse

As a general rule, my husband doesn't like sharing his food until, much to my delight, we discovered The Lytehouse, says Jennie Cooper

Read more…

The Steam Packet Inn

Lucy Baker-Kind enjoys a winter pick-me up at The Steam Packet Inn, a family-run pub on the banks of the River Dart, Totnes

Read more…
The Greedy Goose, Plymouth

The Greedy Goose, Plymouth

Fine flavour and presentation, coupled with the candlelit charm of a historic building, make this restaurant in Plymouth a hit with Lucy Baker-Kind

Read more…

The Atrium Restaurant at Woodbury Park

You don’t have to be a golfer to enjoy the culinary side of this East Devon venue, as Belinda Dillon discovers

Read more…

About Taste Buds magazine

Taste Buds is published by We Make Magazines, a family-owned Devon company. Taste Buds is produced using Devon-based writers, chefs, photographers and sales team. It is printed on environmentally friendly paper.

… just like the food we write about, Taste Buds is lovingly made using the finest local ingredients!

Tell us what you think…

Taste Buds is your magazine. If you know of a business that you would like to share with other readers we would love to hear from you.

Publishing Enquiries
Jeff Cooper: 01626 871161

Editorial Enquiries
Jennie Cooper: 01626 871161

Advertising Enquiries
Julie Hutchins: 07843 621463

Prefer Print?

The MayJune 2020 issue of Taste Buds is out now